De Sacy's Seances de Marini.
The mere reading of accounts of seances developed the peculiar susceptibility in some persons, while others, who became mediums ultimately, did so only after prolonged and patient waiting.
Nevertheless something of the kind seems occasionally to have happened, especially at some of the seances with Home.'
See also his "Notes of Seances with D.D.Home," Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, vi.
Seances, 1904, I, 27.
Picavet, "La Mettrie et la critique allemande," in Compte rendu des seances de l'Acad.